PHILADELPHIA – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania affirmed a judgment from the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, of no monetary damages to one of the parties involved in a 2009 car accident case.
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PHILADELPHIA – Per order of a federal judge, a patent infringement lawsuit between a pair of 3-D signage companies and a trio of foreign defendants is being transferred to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
PHILADELPHIA – A federal court has denied certification to a plaintiff seeking to establish a class action lawsuit against the City of Philadelphia for allegedly improperly collected parking fees.
PITTSBURGH – A prior-decided $10,000-plus judgment against a financial entity’s cardholder will stand, according to the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.
PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge has awarded a default judgment to the Department of Labor, against a Yardley law firm that allegedly did not forward its employees’ 401K payments, in violation of Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).
PHILADELPHIA – A man who alleges he was falsely arrested and detained after a supposed altercation with a Philadelphia Parking Authority officer has had claims of a Monell violation dismissed, through a motion of summary judgment found for the defense.
Local salvage company proprietor may face incarceration for failure to pay settlement, sanction costs
PHILADELPHIA – The proprietor of a local salvage company may face immediate incarceration, for failing to fulfill the remaining balance of a settlement award and subsequent sanctions in a personal injury case.
PHILADELPHIA – A former railroad worker’s alleged failure to sign and return a settlement agreement has his former employer seeking to strike the settlement and dismiss his complaint in its entirety.
PHILADELPHIA – A premises liability suit from a Brooklyn, N.Y. couple against several defendants based on an injuries fall occurring in December 2011 has been settled, per a praecipe from counsel for the couple.
PHILADELPHIA – As of Wednesday, a premises liability suit between a Cherry Hill, N.J. woman and the Continental Midtown Restaurant in Philadelphia has been settled.
PHILADELPHIA – A motion for summary judgment has been granted for Sears Roebuck, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, in a slip-and-fall negligence suit filed against the department store company.
PHILADELPHIA – After having its motion to dismiss and compel arbitration against one of its cardholders initially denied, a renewed motion using additional discovery evidence proved successful for Credit One Financial.
U.S. District Court dismisses Philly convenience store's breach of contract claim against Utica Insurance
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia convenience store has had its breach of contract suit against a New York-based insurance provider dismissed by a federal judge.
PHILADELPHIA – A breach of contract suit between a Pennsylvania safety equipment distributor and a Michigan shoring products manufacturer is heading to federal court in Michigan.
PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed a decision from the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania on Friday, in a breach of contract case involving a manufacturing business and their former consultant.
HARRISBURG – Due to “lack of standing”, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has denied a petition from four female alumnae of Wilson College, who appealed a Pennsylvania Department of Education order allowing the school to become fully coeducational.
PHILADELPHIA – A prior-approved summary judgment motion in an excessive force action has been vacated by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
PHILADELPHIA – A rule hearing on a preliminary injunction has been continued until this Friday, in order to give a Philadelphia-area towing company and its owner time to secure new counsel.
PHILADELPHIA – Plaintiff counsel for a man injured in a SEPTA bus collision with another vehicle has exited the litigation, citing a breakdown in communication with his client.
PHILADELPHIA – Counsel for PECO Energy Company is seeking official permission and assistance from the City of Philadelphia to repossess its property from a pair of defendants.